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[movies]Qi Zhang's electrifying organ performance - TED.com
Organ virtuoso Qi Zhang plays her electric rendering of "Ridiculous Fellows" from Prokofiev's "The Love for Three Oranges" orchestral suite. This exhilarating performance from TEDxUSC features the Yamaha Electone Stagea, a rare instrument specially programmed by Qi herself.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TEDxUSC; TED; Talks; china; music; performance; piano; technology; 2009
Downloads: 342
[movies]ShaoLan: Learn to read Chinese ... with ease! - TED.com
For foreigners, learning to speak Chinese is a hard task. But learning to read the beautiful, often complex characters of the Chinese written language may be less difficult. ShaoLan walks through a simple lesson in recognizing the ideas behind the characters and their meaning -- building from a few simple forms to more complex concepts. Call it Chineasy.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; china; education; language; TED2013; 2013
Downloads: 1,085
[movies]Abigail Washburn: Building US-China relations ... by banjo - TED.com
TED Fellow Abigail Washburn wanted to be a lawyer improving US-China relations -- until she picked up a banjo. She tells a moving story of the remarkable connections she's formed touring across the United States and China while playing that banjo and singing in Chinese.
Keywords: TedTalks; TED; Talks; china; culture; entertainment; music; world cultures; TED2012; 2012
Downloads: 19
[movies]Joseph Nye on global power shifts - TED.com
Historian and diplomat Joseph Nye gives us the 30,000-foot view of the shifts in power between China and the US, and the global implications as economic, political and "soft" power shifts and moves around the globe.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; china; culture; economics; global issues; government; peace; politics; war; TEDGlobal 2010; 2010
Downloads: 127
[movies]Abigail Washburn: Building US-China relations ... by banjo - TED.com
TED Fellow Abigail Washburn wanted to be a lawyer improving US-China relations -- until she picked up a banjo. She tells a moving story of the remarkable connections she's formed touring across the United States and China while playing that banjo and singing in Chinese.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; china; culture; entertainment; music; world cultures; TED2012; 2012
Downloads: 381
[movies]Michael Anti: Behind the Great Firewall of China - TED.com
Michael Anti (aka Jing Zhao) has been blogging from China for 12 years. Despite the control the central government has over the Internet -- "All the servers are in Beijing" -- he says that hundreds of millions of microbloggers are in fact creating the first national public sphere in the country's history, and shifting the balance of power in unexpected ways.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; china; global issues; journalism; social media; technology; TEDGlobal 2012; 2012
Downloads: 5,630
[movies]Dambisa Moyo: Is China the new idol for emerging economies? - TED.com
The developed world holds up the ideals of capitalism, democracy and political rights for all. Those in emerging markets often don't have that luxury. In this powerful talk, economist Dambisa Moyo makes the case that the west can't afford to rest on its laurels and imagine others will blindly follow. Instead, a different model, embodied by China, is increasingly appealing. A call for open-minded political and economic cooperation in the name of transforming the world.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; Africa; china; economics; global issues; politics; TEDGlobal 2013; 2013
Downloads: 77
[movies]Yang Lan: The generation that's remaking China - TED.com
Yang Lan, a journalist and entrepreneur who's been called "the Oprah of China," offers insight into the next generation of young Chinese citizens -- urban, connected (via microblogs) and alert to injustice.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TEDGlobal 2011; TED; Talks; china; economics; global issues; media; politics; 2011
Downloads: 109
[movies]Eric X. Li: A tale of two political systems - TED.com
It's a standard assumption in the West: As a society progresses, it eventually becomes a capitalist, multi-party democracy. Right? Eric X. Li, a Chinese investor and political scientist, begs to differ. In this provocative, boundary-pushing talk, he asks his audience to consider that there's more than one way to run a succesful modern nation.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; business; china; global issues; politics; TEDGlobal 2013; 2013
Downloads: 430
[movies]Jay Walker on the world's English mania - TED.com
Jay Walker explains why two billion people around the world are trying to learn English. He shares photos and spine-tingling audio of Chinese students rehearsing English -- "the world's second language" -- by the thousands.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; United States; business; china; education; global issues; language; TED2009; 2009
Downloads: 107
[movies]Alex Tabarrok on how ideas trump crises - TED.com
The "dismal science" truly shines in this optimistic talk, as economist Alex Tabarrok argues free trade and globalization are shaping our once-divided world into a community of idea-sharing more healthy, happy and prosperous than anyone's predictions.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED2009; TED; Talks; business; china; culture; economics; future; global issues; happiness; health; history; 2009
Downloads: 128
[movies]Martin Jacques: Understanding the rise of China - TED.com
Speaking at a TED Salon in London, economist Martin Jacques asks: How do we in the West make sense of China and its phenomenal rise? The author of "When China Rules the World," he examines why the West often puzzles over the growing power of the Chinese economy, and offers three building blocks for understanding what China is and will become.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TEDSalon London 2010; TED; Talks; business; china; culture; economics; global issues; 2010
Downloads: 127
[movies]William McDonough on cradle to cradle design - TED.com
Green-minded architect and designer William McDonough asks what our buildings and products would look like if designers took into account "all children, all species, for all time."
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; architecture; business; china; culture; design; environment; global issues; sustainability; technology; TED2005; 2005
Downloads: 82
[movies]Liu Bolin: The invisible man - TED.com
Can a person disappear in plain sight? That’s the question Liu Bolin‘s remarkable work seems to ask. The Beijing-based artist is sometimes called “The Invisible Man” because in nearly all his art, Bolin is front and center — and completely unseen. He aims to draw attention to social and political issues by dissolving into the background.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; arts; china; global issues; photography; politics; TED2013; 2013
Downloads: 395
[movies]David Keith's unusual climate change idea - TED.com
Environmental scientist David Keith proposes a cheap, effective, shocking means to address climate change: What if we injected a huge cloud of ash into the atmosphere to deflect sunlight and heat?
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; business; china; climate change; engineering; global issues; science; technology; TEDSalon 2007 Hot Science; 2007
Downloads: 86
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